porny

[ pawr-nee ]
/ ˈpɔr ni /

adjective, porn·i·er, porn·i·est.

Informal. pertaining to, resembling, characteristic of, or containing pornography; pornographic:porny photos.

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Origin of porny

First recorded in 1960–65; porn + -y1
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